Experience teaches only the teachable. – Aldous Huxley
…(but) what’s the use of tears? – Herbert Kretzmer & Alain Boublil
I love the smell of summer rain. Spicy-sweet, it says, you needed me.
This morning, I think we did.
Let’s be honest: sometimes summer is exhausting.
Every day in July and August I have a list of things I should do.
Then I see the sun.
It’ll go away if I don’t go enjoy it.
So I do.
And every day my list gets longer.
The truth is, I don’t like my list. I’d rather be outside on my deck with my book and my coffee. Sitting. Breathing. Fantasizing about the garden I would grow if only I wasn’t a black thumb.
He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty. – Lao Tzu
You all know I love Glee.
Well, I don’t love everything on that show. I don’t love the occasional schizophrenic character changes or the wheel of revolving relationships. I also don’t love the defense of every minority except one (those of you in that one know exactly what I’m talking about).
But I love the music.
They also know how to deal with bullies.
Hey, you, over there, keep the L up in the air
Hey, you, over there, keep the L up, cause I don’t care
You can throw your sticks and
You can throw your stones
Like a rock and just watch me go, yeah
L-O-S-E-R, I can only be who I are
I know, you’re thinking, what? She’s excited to be a loser? And where’s the first 355 parts of what cancer has taught her? Let’s just say those 355 things are not really written down, because they don’t need to be. Those are the givens, all the cliches Read more